Mint error or lamination problem

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Mint error or lamination problem

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I call this my RX penny and I can't decide if it's a mint error, lamination, or plankton problem ?
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Can you post better Pics using less lighting and close-up of the area of concern ? Try this : either LunaPic or Photoscape for editing.
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This seems to be the best pictures I can get .
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erlikat56 wrote: Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:06 pm I call this my RX penny and I can't decide if it's a mint error, lamination, or plankton problem ?
Hey E I don't know what this guy has to do with coins, but I don't think you have much of anything with that coin.

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#6 Unread post by Earle42 »

i think what you might be seeing is a plating bubble making the "X". Common in copper plated zinc cents.
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